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street ended the obama administration as i was carrying out my job at sigtarp and providing oversight. he warned me if i didn't change my tone up at her credibility to get a job after sigtarp, when i left government, presumably to get a job on wall street, but it seemed to him i wasn't interested in that. he said within the administration. if i change my tone, became her upbeat and positive, good things could happen to me. he mentioned perhaps an obama appointment as a judge if only i would change my tone. at the time and i heard the conversation, i thought it was being threatened or bribed to be honest with you. basically if you don't shape up, mr. camile ruin your entire career, but if you change your tune, good things can happen to you. later i realized he was explaining to me how washington works and what it means to be a regulator in washington and that means player punches, go with the flow and great things can happen, including a rich career on wall street, to speak your mind and be effective and you can do yourself real harm. c-span: herb allison, you describe came from merrill ly
-- his point was that he felt that i was, that i did not like richard nixon. he held up president obama's nomination for the archives of the united states and put a hold because of me. he admitted -- the archives of the united states, the nominee met with senator lamar alexander, he complained about me to him. but lamar alexander did not ask david to fire me. but he wanted to raise his concern. to david's credit, he did not ask me to change what i was doing, nor did they curtail the project. >> lamar alexander had worked for richard nixon in the white house. >> i interviewed william timothy, who has been the head of the congressional office, and he did not like the interview. >> lamar alexander did not? >> i interviewed lamar alexander and there was no trouble. i interviewed him in 2007. he enjoyed the interview. i interview timmons in 2009 and he did not like it -- he felt there were too many questions about watergate. he was in a sense the rabbi -- alexander's godfather in washington. he is older. i think timmons asked him to do this. >> usually the question he tells us about the oval
, and it was interesting, though, the idea that he would go outside the record and complain about president obama's order on young people who had been brought here with their parents illegally and undocumented, and he did get a lot of really negative press on it, and, in fact, people suggested he should step down, but, frankly, i think, he will still be doing what he does. >> guest: she's right about that. c-span: you will be doing what you do -- >> guest: what's this going outside the record stuff? c-span: that was at -- >> guest: imnumerable cases in which we cite newspaper articles, so many cases, there's no law you can't cite the record. if it's a factual matter up for decision, of course, you can only use the matter set forth in the record to determine the facts, but that's not the purpose for which i used it at all, and we use the public records all the time. the point i made this had nothing to do with the factual determination. i don't want to -- people should read the opinion to see whether my use of that sowled non-record materialfuls profit or not. c-span: were you surprised at the reaction wh
of the names, donovan or president obama was working there and bob zoellick, is that the name right? zoellick with the republican party was also there. can duberstein was a member of the board. seal the seams. tim geithner is in your book, nor treasury secretary. was his relationship to all this? >> guest: tim geithner is the president of the new york fed during the years when regulation became extremely lax in this country for financial institutions and particularly new york, citibank was the purview of the new york fed and obviously not paying attention because citibank became one of the biggest nightmares of the bailout brigade. so tim geithner was really at the creation of this kind of belief that banks could set their own capital standards, which are riveted for a wonderful thing that spreads risk and financial innovation was not to be stopped. there's all this kind of mindset really came down from greenspan i think, who said it really was anti-regulation, not interested in making sure that financial products that were sold to people were not going to go up on them five minutes later. an
's a democrat. he voted for obama. a liberal on social issues as well. they famously didn't have fox news in the headquarter. usually when you go to the military headquarter they have tv screens and have fox news on. he didn't. c-span: you say who is the fellow dave silverman? >> guest: a character. a navy seal who became one of general's most trusted right hand men, and very dynamic guy. very interesting guy. very entertaining guy, very accomplished individual. in fact now and dave had a great time hanging out with him on this trip, and now day silverman is the ceo of the mccrystal group which is his consulting firm he set up. c-span: you say in your book i've seen other places he's on the boards. >> guest: jetblue. he's offering training seminars for a lot of money. c-span: he got along pretty well. >> guest: $60 ,000 a speaking engagement and he has a book. c-span: go back to the moment who said yes you could come inside? >> guest: i got the e-mail from duncan and duncan said why don't you come over to paris where general mccrystal is going drum up support for the nato allies. he e-mai
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